Juvenile arrested after fleeing police, crashing in Berkshire

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RICHFORD — A 19-year-old from Swanton faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing from police and crashing into a parked car in Berkshire.

Vermont State Police attempted to stop a vehicle for motor vehicle violations on Troy Street near Main Street in Richford at 11:45 p.m. Sunday.

The driver fled at high speed westbound on Route 105 toward Berkshire.

Troopers did not pursue but later found the vehicle crashed into a parked car at the intersection of Route 105 and Route 118 in Berkshire.

The juvenile driver showed signs of impairment and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Police also discovered the driver’s license was criminally suspended in Vermont.

The suspect was processed at the St. Albans State Police Barracks and released with a citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court at 8:30 a.m. July 15.

Charges include DUI, attempting to elude, negligent operation, criminal driving with a suspended license, and disorderly conduct.

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